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Last patients moved as Dorothea Dix Hospital officially closes

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RALEIGH — The state's oldest mental health hospital is officially closed.

Officials at Dorothea Dix said the hospital moved their last patients on Wednesday morning.
Many of the Dix patients were transferred to Central Regional Hospital in Butner.

What will happen with the campus remains to be seen. However some people would like to see it turned into a park.

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